Organisations: AMIC, TOI, PII and DPA

Dr. Ranjan Kumar

Dr. Ranjan Kumar
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Match List-I (Organisations) with List-II (Headquarters) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: (June 2011 UGC-NET Exam Mass Communication)

List- I List-II
(Organisations) (Headquarters)
(a) AMIC (i) Germany
(b) TOI (ii) New Delhi
(c) PII (iii) Singapore
(d) DPA (iv) Mumbai
Codes (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
(B) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
(C) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
(D) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

Correct Answer: (C)

Explanation: AMIC (1971) stands for the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre, which is a non-profit organization that aims to promote communication and media development in the Asia-Pacific region. Its headquarters is located in Singapore.

TOI (1838) stands for the Times of India, which is a daily English language newspaper published in India. It is the largest circulated English-language newspaper in the world by circulation, and its headquarters is located in Mumbai, India.

PII (1963) stands for the Press Institute of India, which is an autonomous body that promotes journalism education and training in India. First founded in New Delhi, PII later shifted to the Research in Newspaper Development (RIND) office in the C. P. T. Campus, Taramani, Chennai.

DPA (1949) stands for Deutsche Presse-Agentur, which is a German news agency that provides news and information in multiple languages. Its headquarters is located in Berlin, Germany, and it has correspondents in more than 100 countries around the world.

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